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21 April
2004
IOF troops conduct a wide scale incursion into the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahya killing 13 Palestinians, wounding 50 others and demolishing a number of homes
2002
The IOF winds up Operation Defensive Shield withdrawing from Nablus and parts of Ramallah. The PRCS says at least 216 Palestinians have been killed and 416 wounded to date. The army remains in Bethlehem and in the area of the Muqata’a in Ramallah.
1998
Netanyahu asks the far-right party Moledet, which advocates the ‘transfer’ all Palestinians, including Israeli citizens to Arab countries, to join his coalition.
1988
Palestinian leader Khalil al-Wazir is buried in Yarmuk Refugee Camp, Damascus.
1988
Washington Post reports Israeli cabinet approved assassination of Khalil al-Wazir during April 13 meeting and that the operation was planned by Mossad and the Israeli army, navy and air force.
1948
Operation Misparayim (meaning scissor): British forces suddenly withdraw from Haifa precipitating all-out Haganah dawn offensive against city's Palestinian population. Offensive accompanied by heavy mortar shelling of Palestinian residential quarters.
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Israeli police arrest son of Najeh Bukairat
Israeli police arrest son of Najeh Bukairat
[ 07/05/2013 - 10:31 AM ]

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- Israeli policemen arrested the son of Najeh Bukairat, the director of the Aqsa mosque, from his family home in Sour Baher village, south of occupied Jerusalem.

Special sources told the PIC that the policemen broke into the home of Bukairat on Tuesday and searched it before taking away his son Daoud, 20.

Israeli police forces had detained three young men from Attoun and Afana families in the same village last week.

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